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BPSA backing Govt on Ebola stance


BPSA backing Govt on Ebola stance

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The private sector will not be second-guessing Government’s decision against imposing a travel ban on African countries affected by the deadly Ebola virus.

While saying the Barbados Private Sector Association (BPSA) was not privy to the information that would have prompted this choice, chairman Alex McDonald said BPSA would support it on the basis that Government was unlikely to take a “willy-nilly” or “ill-informed” decision on such an important matter.

His comments came the day after Minister of Tourism and International Transportation Richard Sealy revealed that oil tanker Noble Spirit had been refused entry here after it was discovered that two people on board had Ebola-like symptoms.

Sealy gave the assurance on the anti-Ebola systems in the House of Assembly on Tuesday night.

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